The July Rose | A New Look and Blog Re-brand

In 2012, I started off my very own beauty blog. I was 23 years old and was studying a degree in Geography whilst working part time for a high street retailer. Five years later, as a person I am very…

Life Lately #7

Life lately. This is a topic which I have not sat down and wrote about for a while. Beauty is the main feature of my site and whilst I adore it, it is not the be all and end all.…

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I'm Amy, 28 and living in beautiful England. I enjoy writing about beauty and lifestyle and sharing little snippets of my life. I ask that you sit back, preferably with a cup of tea and share with me your beauty secrets and life stories.

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Recently Recycled #14

In a bid to not keep an absolute hoard of beauty products in one pile for an empty post I have decided I really should limit it to five things, otherwise I spend an absolute age writing about them; normally…

L’Occitane Classic Beauty Advent Calendar | Giveaway

This weekend I stepped right into the Christmas spirit as I set about the task of photographing the beautiful L’Occitane Classic Beauty Advent Calendar*. Throughout the last few years Beauty Advent Calendars have become so popular, and they continue to…

BECCA Shimmering Skin Perfector | Moonstone

This year was the year in which I stepped back from luxury beauty, the main reason being that funds have just not allowed it. You cannot go on holiday, pay uni fees out of your own pocket and have the…


Remember, remember the fifth of November

Bonfire night is widely celebrated in the UK and overseas each year, why do we celebrate it? Where did the tradition stem from? In 1605, a plot to assassinate King James 1 was foiled underneath the House of Lords. Guy…